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Settle is a bustling market town surrounded by delightful villages, ideally situated between the scenic Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Settle District offers an enviable lifestyle in a wonderful environment. The town of Settle has a wide array of interesting shops and other local amenities. Outdoor pursuits, are a large feature of Settle life and for those who enjoy art and culture, there is always something going on here including exhibitions, Read full description... talks, literature festivals, musical concerts and theatre events. You'll never be short of things to do in Settle. The town offers easy access via the nearby A65 to the business centres of Leeds and Bradford as well as west to Kendal, the Lake District, the M6 and the national motorway network. From Settle station (home of the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway), you can be in Skipton in around twenty minutes, Leeds in just over an hour and Manchester in about 90 minutes, making Settle eminently commutable. There are several good state schools serving Settle, including Giggleswick Primary School, Settle Church of England Primary School and Settle College. In the independent sector, Giggleswick School is considered one of the leading public schools in the north of England. Above all, Settle is a friendly place. There's always something going on in the town centre and the views are amazing!
Dacre Son & Hartley

3 High Street Settle
North Yorkshire
BD24 9EX

01729 823921


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Dec 14,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Anthea
By: 'Richard Handscombe'
Dec 14,2017
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During our house search, Anthea was the first agent we met. She was so professional, and clearly understood our needs, suggesting a house we didn't know at all, and it was the house we finally bought! Throughout the rest of the process we dealt with Tom. Again very professional at all times and incredibly helpful right at the time of keys handover. We couldn't recommend Dacres in Settle high enough! Thanks to all!...
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Nov 24,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
Tom Galloway
By: 'Hannah'
Nov 24,2017
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Amazing! Couldn't have asked for a better team to help sell our house! Great job! Thank you so much!!...
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The fees 100% were correct for the house sale and the time and effort the team put it!
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Nov 23,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Bill & Karen'
Nov 23,2017
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My wife and I have recently bought a property in Long Preston (we complete next week) through the Settle office, Tom & Jason were very helpful through the whole process and as we live in Newcastle we were often on the phone and all our queries where handled promptly and efficiently,we would certainly recommend them to friends....
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Nov 23,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Heather'
Nov 23,2017
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Service provided by Tom is always professional, friendly and helpful.Good feedback on viewings and always kept informed at each stage of the sales process through to completion. Made to feel valued as a customer.Excellent negotiation skills at offer stage. Couldn't ask for anything more!...
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Would like fees to be less, but you pay for what you get, so satisfied.
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Nov 14,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
By: 'Anna Walker'
Nov 14,2017
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Jason Preston at Dacre, Son & Hartley (Settle) rescued me from the depths of despair!! We've just had the worst house moving experience ever!! Jason did everything in his power to keep things on track in spite of the frequent threatened derailments. In a chain of only 3 you'd expect it would be plain sailing but sadly not. Our solicitor, Jason & I worked tirelessly to keep it going, talking almost daily to resolve issues. Jason's calm nature & proactive approach is e...
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Nov 13,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'Pret'
Nov 13,2017
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Excellent service when selling our house.Tom kept us well informed resulting in very quick sale would recommend them to anyone....
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Very reasonable.
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Nov 10,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'Rachel'
Nov 10,2017
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Whenever I have had cause to speak to any member of staff they have been helpful and informative. In fact more so than my own property selling estate agents. Tom, in particular, has been extremely professional and despite continued frustration during the selling/buying process has remained good humoured. Many thanks to all at Dacre Son and Hartley....
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Nov 07,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard'
Nov 07,2017
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All the team were not only professional but highly empathetic with the needs of my elderly mother during the sale of her property and her relocation. They went the extra mile to take actions that, while beyond their remit, were a great support, particularly as I was dealing with the move from a distance....
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Although I have not seen the final paperwork the advertised fees seem to be competitive
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Nov 06,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'RJB'
Nov 06,2017
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The sale was quick and easy, with out excessive cost. All three staff were involve at various stages and were friendly and knowledgeable. The personal process updates online were useful, but the "chasing" going on behind the scenes could have been a little less passive....
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The fees are reasonable and clearly stated in advance.
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Nov 06,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Excellent service'
Nov 06,2017
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Tom & Jason recently sold our bungalow in Hellifield. The service and communication from the offset was excellent,they took care of all viewings with full feedback on every potential client .They dealt with the sale ,arranging all dates etc through to moving day. We would not hesitate to use Dacres again in fact they would be first choice...
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Good
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Nov 01,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'Malcolm Mason'
Nov 01,2017
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Met Tom on several occasions whilst viewing potential properties to buy. Each time he was totally professional and knowledgeable about the actual property and the surrounding districts. When we started discussing potential improvements he was aware of local tradespeople we could approach, which was very important as we were not local. Subsequently when speaking to Tom on the phone, conversations were held in a friendly yet business like manner with calls always being returned within agreed times...
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Oct 30,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'CLC'
Oct 30,2017
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All the staff were without exception very helpful at the Settle office but Tom was the agent who worked so hard to assist us throughout . Without his help we are convinced that we wouldn't have been able to proceed. He is a credit to the office and the profession....
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Oct 19,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'JR'
Oct 19,2017
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At every stage of the process all the Settle staff were helpful, friendly and professional. Thank you all. I would not hesitate to recommend them....
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Comment on agent fees
Fees are expensive compared to on line firms, but as I was away for much of the time I was able to rely on the team.
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Sep 29,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'wilkfamily'
Sep 29,2017
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Impossible to select two out of three staff members as Jason,Tom & Mel have been fantastic to deal with. Their experience, knowledge and organisation has provided us with a service that has been second to none. We were constantly kept up to date and advised at each stage of the process. Cannot recommend them enough. Thank you to everyone....
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Sep 14,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
Tom Galloway
By: 'Peter Slee-Smith'
Sep 14,2017
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Jason and Tom have provided consistently good advice throughout the sale. Dacre Son & Hartley were awarded the job because they offered exceptional marketing information. Both worked very hard on our behalf to secure a sale for the property....
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Competitive with other agents
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Sep 12,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
By: 'Grain house barn.'
Sep 12,2017
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First class professional service from Jason and the team. Abosolutely amazing customer service. Over and above what any other agents would offer. You are all superstars and I would highly recommend you Jason and the team to everyone who hoping to sell there house. I can't thank you enough for your amazing service....
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Good
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Aug 23,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Chris & Tony'
Aug 23,2017
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We found the experience of purchasing our new home through the Settle office totally excellent. We interacted most with Jason and Tom who proved to be courteous, prompt and efficient at all times. It is a stressful time buying and selling - Jason and Tom helped make it that little bit easier....
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Aug 15,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
Tom Galloway
By: 'Happy Seller'
Aug 15,2017
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Dacres have been absolutely superb from start to finish. The support, service and professionalism is exemplary. Nothing has been too much trouble and the time given to our sale and subsequent purchase/rental especially from Jason has just been brilliant. We cannot speak highly enough of the service offered by the Settle Dacres office. From the first appraisal meeting it was evident that Dacres were in a different league to others in the field and we still feel that way. Thank you....
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For the time and effort and attention to detail Jason has offered to our sale, purchase/rental we feel it is very fair. We could never have sold without you.
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Aug 14,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'Mr and Mrs Roberts'
Aug 14,2017
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Tom and his colleagues were extremely helpful in our search for, and purchase of, our new home. They answered calls and emails promptly and kept us up to date at all times. Very friendly and professional. They also recommended an excellent financial advisor!...
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Aug 09,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
Tom Galloway
By: 'Dr&Mrs MacLellan-Smith'
Aug 09,2017
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Jason & Tom were most helpful and very professional in their dealing with us,the prospective purchasers of Masongill Cottage and made us feel confident we were being expertly advised throughout. Some other estate agents we have dealt with could benefit from a tutorial from your team!...
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Aug 08,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Gill and Mary'
Aug 08,2017
1 people found
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An extremely professional team, Tom Galloway, Jason Preston and Mel Raynor This is the 4th time we have bought / sold with them and they get better each time. We trust their advice and work ethic. Many thanks....
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Extremely competitive - no complaints
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Jul 31,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Mel Rayner
By: 'Liz'
Jul 31,2017
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Our experience of purchasing a property in Giggleswick, through Dacre Son & Hartley was very good. Tom Galloway was always willing to go that extra mile to accommodate our needs when viewing. In Tom absence, Mel was very good in keeping us in touch with the process....
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Jul 27,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Ms Batty'
Jul 27,2017
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Excellent communication from start to finish. I would strongly recommend Dacre, Son & Hartley Settle office to anybody looking to sell their house in the area. All the staff were exceptionally helpful, friendly and pro active during the marketing of the property....
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Fair for the service provided.
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Jun 25,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Mel Rayner
By: 'Humphreys'
Jun 25,2017
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Selling our property with Dacre Son & Hartley was a very positive, stress free experience. We sold our house while living on the other side of the world and therefore communication was very important. Tom and Mel were always quick to respond to emails and kept us updated throughout the selling process....
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We thought the fees were very reasonable.
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Jun 02,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'PeterD'
Jun 02,2017
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Dealings had to be by post, email and phone during which Tom handled affairs with patience. Tom's friendly voice was reassuring during the protracted affair. He kept us informed as matters dragged on. Well done....
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Apr 29,2017
Minithumbup
Jason Preston
Tom Galloway
By: 'Jim'
Apr 29,2017
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It was a pleasure to work with Jason, Tom and Mel who always acted in a professional, principled and courteous manner....
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Apr 24,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
By: 'Tallow'
Apr 24,2017
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Excellent service. Tom kept us continually up to date with selling procedure. Gave honest suggestions and feedback. We have moved many times and this is the best service we have received....
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normal
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Apr 21,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Jason Preston
By: 'Sue & Dave Stark'
Apr 21,2017
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Both Tom & Jason were proactive, professional & accessible. Tom regularly reviewed the progress of all parties in the chain & was in touch with solicitors to make sure things were moving smoothly....
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Acceptable
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Apr 19,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Mel Rayner
By: 'Sarah WS'
Apr 19,2017
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Brilliant every step of the way on our purchase. Thoroughly recommended (which is not something I've ever said previously about an estate agent!)...
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Apr 07,2017
Minithumbup
Tom Galloway
Mel Rayner
By: 'RoryDaniels'
Apr 07,2017
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All aspects of buying and selling our properties were taken care of excellently by Dacres. Everyone we dealt with was very helpful and we could always speak to someone when needed. The viewings were easy to book and also provided a lot more info than some other agents. In terms of selling, they did a very good job considering we had a couple of offers immediately....
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Comment on agent fees
Fairly standard for the area.
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Areas covered
  • BD24
  • LA62
  • BD249
  • LA63
  • BD240
  • LA28
  • LA27
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100% customers were satisfied with fees 82% accuracy of agent's valuations
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Tom Galloway Tom Galloway
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33 reviews

About Tom Based at the Settle office Tom is a local resident. Tom has been a Sales Negotiator with the firm for almost four years and is a Member of National Association of Estate Agents, he has extensive local View full profile
Jason Preston Jason Preston
Branch Manager
18 reviews

About Jason Jason, started his property career at Dacres' head office in Ilkley over 20 years ago having visited the Ilkley office on work experience from school, he then returned after A levels to a full ti View full profile
Mel Rayner Mel Rayner
Negotiator
6 reviews

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